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lee has chosen to make his first state of the city address here. it sends a message for all student in san francisco. you know that this city's future don't understand on the education we provide for all our children. it's with great pleurisy introduce the mayor of the city of san francisco. good morning thank you laura republican for that kind introduction and thank you for opening your divorces to me this morning. i want to honor david and all your supervisors and to our two newest supervisors. mayor brown thank you for being here and taking the time to join us this morning. you have done so much in this county >> and since this is my first city address i'm hoping you'll cut me some slack if you chose to write about it in the newspapers. to the department heads and consistent leaders and education leaders to all of you who are online and thank you all of you for joining us this morning. and, of course, to my wonderful wife, mother and friend thank you for being here and pitting up with me for all these years >> a year ago i stood before i and score my term of office pledging to
francisco is the best city in america to host the super bowl sunday in 2013. but friends you know what still mother - i'm concerned that some folks are still not involved in this great city. i'm proud that working with the trades units and we have consistently meet and exceeding our goals of placing people on projects. thank you commissioner. last summer we provided more than 5 thousand summer jobs for young people in partnership with the united people in the bay. we also were involved in other events that will place the youth of this city in jobs. in fact, the first s f young people are graduating. in a disversus community not everyone wants to work in construction jobs. working with our workforce nonprofits like j v s and young community developers and we need to expand them. next week i'm looking forward to attending the cad any to see all the folks who are graduating. our industry contributes good paying jobs to our hospitals, universities and medical firms. and finally, to fully insure that our economic recovery reaches every people in the community we must join with our democrat leade
to the city by the hotel prior to the change. debates are in the file. at the conclusion of today's hearing the tax collector will have the tab levitation and the public can view it in the basement of the city hall. now if there is a protest of the snaements the district or if there's a less two-thirds voters. today, we'll hear from all people in favor of these following issues we'll then hear from the people who speak in opposition. during the hearing in any hotel visitor wishes to change their vote or cast their vote they may speak with the staff out the chamber. after the hearing closes you may not change our vote or cast any additional vote. let me first ask if there are any primary comments >> thank you. and i know that chair farrell from budget committee would like to speak as well. one item to appropriate 5 hundred and 7 millions $880,000 to the moscone project. and i'm playing this dollar amount with the comptroller. 70 percent of this would be provided by the moscone district fund which we are voting on today and then the finding of the feasibility which is depended upon upon the
qualities in so many ways. i know the authority will be well served, the entire city and county of san francisco will be well served, especially important as we are going to this transition, as we will find a new, who knows, a permanent executive director that we have that continuity. it is my honor to nominate commissioner john avalos as chair before you. is there a second? seconded by commissioner weiner. any other nominations for chair? seeing none, why don't we open it up to public comment. any member of other public like to speak on this nomination or election please come forward. >> again, every year we give an opportunity to one of you supervisors, to represent our city. i would like to offer a suggestion. the focus on the seniors. i even attended a meeting in our district with ms. abner james, so you know i am doing due diligence. she happens to be the chair the senior commission. the seniors in our city need some extra help when it comes to transportation. simple things like even getting a clipper card; notices have been sent; when the seniors go to [indiscernible] wai
do have a number of members of the city's official family here with us today. the list of which i don't have and the number of community dignitaries. i see that we do have supervisor scott wiener, supervisor president of the board of supervisors david chiu, president cisneros, barbara garcia is with us. naomi is going to be part of the program. naomi kelly is with us, kim brandon from the port commission is with us, and a number of others. i'll be getting a list, i'll be able to acknowledge others. i see police chief [speaker not understood] is with us. and as we get other names, we will announce those. so, let's give them all a round of applause, please. (applause) >> as i indicated, you have the program before you. we did one additional note on the program, is that the city administrator naomi kelly will be introducing the mayor lee. and due to scheduling conflict, supervisor london breed will probably be arriving later and will make her welcoming remarks towards the end of the program. following the invocation by reverend harlan jones, nor a griffin will make a presentation, a dram
and securing funding for transportation here in the city and county of san francisco. i also want to talk about the trend happening locally in terms of revenue measures such as the sales tax and vehicle registration fee that are administered by the authority. one of the things that is important as we move forward is to always look for the most cost-effective ways of doing the work. one of the things that i hope you continue to do is to focus on enhancing coordination among the various city agencies. we saw with a number of projects that were discussed at the authority that while there is communication between these agencies better communication is needed. and one of the things that i hope happens- especially with the major projects - that we continue to focus on how the county transportation authority interacts with the mta and other agencies involved in various projects that we are funding. i know that in the state of the city address, mayor lee indicated that public transportation % specifically the mta is going to be a top priority for him. i know he is putting together a working grou
building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pristine public drinking water to 2.6 million pe
and children >> i'm also proud that under our probation departments and working with police and other city departments san francisco in 2012 has responded to the challenges a of realignment and intergrating non-violent programs it sport non-violent lives. and just as he must continue to be a healthier city. less than one year our adults will receive health care thanks to president obama and nancycy pelosi. we have a long-standing healthy program and the new international law will extend the program to 3 b thousand san franciscans. and just as we must keep getting health care and pension reform define we must address the challenge of the unfunded liability area. we're beginning to make progress but we must development a more responsible approach to providing health care to our retired city employees >> and know that together our partners in labor will address this the san francisco way to son sense once in a while. and finally, we must rebuilt our st. louis hospital in the mission. they're the priors of critical health deliver as well as major employers. members of the board have taken a s
an amazing department we've received a lot of help from the city and we look forward to 70 more years of amazing work >> i want to ask supervisor yee if he has anything to say. >> i would love to. first of all, i want to thank supervisor march for bringing this to the city. a lot of times people don't realize the great programs we have. and as your proclamation points out it was started basically because mother's have to go to work during the war and this is the first time that childcare was an issue. and many of the programs that started 70 years ago are not around any more. eventually we got state funding to support it further. i'm honored to see the transition of that program and for the longest, long time time to have the education program involved with the district. if i look at the school districts website the only school district is that actually says prek to 12 not k to 12. it was only able to happen because of the staff that put in the effort. so i'm really glad and i wish you were co-author of this. i am proud we have this in our city to represent our city for the young ki
understanding of the shortcomings of the cities transportation for structure. i am a member of the regional board governs caltrain. in determining the future of the regions transportation agencies, i want to talk about the imperative things that the next chair will have the sole responsibility of seeing - of being a steward to get it done recognizing the inequities that have existed in our transportation expenditures. i want to make sure our need is lined -- our resources i lined up where our needs are. working with ntc and bart, to make sure that we are planning on the modernization of the regional transit lines and looking for smart ways to expand transportation in our city. it is important to leverage the local sales tax dollars to complement and support of the city funded infrastructure investment coming from voter approved initiatives such as the street bond that we all i think worked on. working in tandem with mta to deliver pedestrian safety, traffic calming and other improvements faster and more efficiently and very fair and process to select our executive director. i believe
for the city to provide these kind of parks. the dog owners appreciate it. >> take time to notice the wildflowers on the grassland. and keep your head on the lookout for hawks and other bird life. take your camera and be prepared to review the city in a way you will not forget. it is prominent with beautiful formations that are perfect to watch the sunrise from the east over the bay. this is another one of our great look out. we are at mount davidson. it has the highest point of elevation in san francisco, 928 feet. this is the place for you to bring someone special. enjoy all of the pathways, trails, and greenery that surrounds you. it provides a peaceful oasis of public open space and great hiking trails. the spectacular view offers a perfect place to watch the sunrise, or, sunset, with someone you love. >> it is a good place to get away from the hectic life of the city. get some fresh air. the view is fantastic. >> wear sturdy shoes to conquer the trail, you have the feeling of being in a rain forest. mount davidson is also a great place to escape the noise and the apostle of t
positive. they are encouraged that the fact the city is doing something like this for the homeless. >> i got involved, my son adam who's a teacher in san francisco participated and invited me. >> i got involved with a friend. i came a couple months ago and wanted to make it a priority to come again and invite my family and more friends. >> it's well organized. i'm impressed how organized it is. it feels wonderful to be a part of it. >> affords dignity to the people who affords the services. >> every service you can need or get you started is here under one roof. if you leave here you should have [inaudible]. the bottom line is you make >> i have been a cable car grip for 21 years. i am a third generation. my grand farther and my dad worked over in green division for 27. i guess you could say it's blood. >> come on in. have a seat. hold on. i like it because i am standing up. i am outside without a roof over my head and i see all kinds of people. >> you catch up to people you know from the past. you know. went to school with. people that you work with at other jobs. military or someth
and a better city. now today we stand on the shoulders of the great giants who came before us -- oh, that's my signal. [laughter] >> no respect. [laughter] >> fortunate for al williams i'm almost done. today we stand on the great shoulders of the folks that have come before us. and i wish you all a very happy and empowering black history month. i do have one piece of business that i'd like to share with you. on tuesday, i, along with the co-sponsorship of supervisor breed introduced a resolution celebrating the 100th birthday of sister rosa parks and commemorating the modern civil rights leader for her courageous and declaring -- for her courageousness and declaring february 4th rosa parks day in san francisco. (applause) >> i thought you might like that. i'm done. thank you. [laughter] >> thank you. supervisor. and now there are a couple other people, sheriff mirkarimi has joined us. [speaker not understood] is in the room with us as well. reverend amos brown is with us. welcome. (applause) >> now supervisor breed will bring us brief remarks. >> hi, everybody. (applause) >> so happy to see al
franciscobicycle coalition and other neighbor advocates in a process to look at dust in the city and directing the to preventing bike death and is as well as solving these times types of crimes, bicycle ling is becoming more popular throughout the city base of the great work of different advocate and is it's especially improving in the intricate where i live where biking is up 167% and it now represents about 10% of all the vehicle trips taken. i think that hain of us might agree that we want to see more people bicycle ling whether to mute commuting to work or family outings as well and i have i should mention that i have had two bicycles stolen from my garage in my building over the past couple of years and also in inner richmond as well and we want to look at city wide data on the issues and bike thefts are on the rise at about 3,000 per year in san francisco and $3 million worth of bicycles are pistollen each rather year and we might see that income as people choose bicycling as a more viable means of transportation given the oil crisis. and i also want for stronger bicycling and other mo
that were citizens no longer make sense to you the citizens in u.n. the mainly city scandal of the san francisco public library it's an indictment of city how the city work in the city more than that it's an indictment of public assets are converted and distorted by public fund racing and corporate interest. the president of the library commission has been found guilty of misconduct and yet re-elected and reewe recently believe that the library than guilty of the violated the sunshine ordinance and the most notorious -- in the past the library brairch library includement program has raised over 40 quadrillion and accident happened over 38 million and during that period under the sunshine ordinance reveals that they only attached 4.9 million for any purpose benefitling the public library even indirectly. now, the friends of the library are trying to claim that the required contemporary reporting is all wrong with know documents to back it up. the public library is cooperating with them because lack of accountability is what they get for their money the privatization that we have in th
of those that much more. >> city officials saying 200,000 fans turned out today between the seats at the stadium, the scene outside the stadium, all along the parade route, and let's not forget of city hall. we took the whole of that live on the air and on line. our live team coverage continues now. to the stadium. captain roy taylor is monitoring the traffic situation getting in and out of the city. >> it is all quiet now, but it wasn't that way earlier today. this place was packed with raven's fans. hours before the parade, fans are getting their spot on the street. sunday's super bowl win was a dream come true. >> we were here about three hours before the parade. we are excited. >> i've never been to a super bowl or super bowl parade. this is a once in a lifetime experience we can enjoy together. ♪ >> the closer it got to the start of the parade, more fans showed up. soon, the sidewalk was packed from city hall to m&t bank stadium. >> i'm so excited. just really happy. >> we just won the super bowl, baby. best team in the country, world, that's it. ♪ >> it was almost an hou
in the city at mount royal. a crash with possible lane closures. parade closures in effect at 10:00 this morning. commerce street to pratt street to howard street. that starts at 10:30 this morning. the topside of the beltway is looking good. no delays just yet. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> your superbowl champions are back in baltimore this morning. >> the city has been preparing a huge victory pray that we will bring you live. sarah sampson is live at the stadium. what can we expect? >> the parade will start at 10:45 this morning. we are starting to see some fans gather. people will probably want to give themselves extra time. the parade begins at city hall and ends at m&t bank stadium. it will go south on commerce street. then a continues onto pratt street and howard street. parking is free for fans at the stadium. that opens at 9:00 a.m. this morning. no tailgating. city workers spent the day setting up scaffolding yesterday. putting up fencing for crowd control. >> i am very excited. when you're watching at night and anticipate the ravens win and all the hard w
administrative changes. is there any discussion on these? anything from the city attorney? public comment on this item? >> [tkpwao-frpl/], my name is dr. derrick kur, my comment is not specific to the sunshine ordinance modifications, but does refer to section 6a of your enforcement guidelines. my recollection is that the ken civil grand jury when they did their report, they pointed out having two commissioners calling for an issue to be calendared is too high a threshold. so at the discussion of the ethics commission, my recollection is that the commission agreed that one commissioner could question the executive director's dismissal and have the item calendared. but here in your enforcement guidelines it sill says thereafter any two or more members of commission can cause an item to be calendared. so i'm just raising the issue of whether it's two commissioners or whether it can be just one commissioner? thank you. >> commissioners, director of san francisco open government. you may wonder sometimes why i come here and seem so angry. well, because i have 14 or orders of determinatio
relevant departments specifically the city attorney's office, planning, and the department of building inspection because although we're not there yet, the city staff that had been working on this project has engaged in an incredible amount of work in a short amount of time to even get where we are now. we do -- we are cautiously optimistic that the city will achieve agreement with the property owner and that we will be able to move forward at planning on thursday and at the board on the coming monday. i am available and will be here through the public comment on this item. like to hear from the public and see if any directors have any question. i did want to say our office is working on responding on supervisor chiu's behalf. questions have been raised from muni and also from some other residents and businesses in the neighborhood. the biggest concern that we are -- we will be tracking is the impact of even the pagoda option specifically a small number of adjacent businesses, particularly the restaurant, pelegrini, [speaker not understood] are here. the office of economic work force d
and when he is expected back to charm city. >>> we will tell you what council is doing regarding those in charge of your getting your children to and from school safely. i'm charley crowson. >> i'm megan pringle. thank you for joining us on this tuesday morning. the big day in baltimore, today is the victory parade. we have life team co. ahead coverage. we got to get a forecast on how things are going to be. lynette charles is standing by with a look. >> looking good. that clipper was a dud. fizzled out before it came over the mountains. this is called virga, it's not hitting the ground. we will stay dry through the rest of the morning. late tonight, maybe a few flurries popping up. it is going to be a dry day on tap, mostly cloudy skies. the temperature at 31 degrees arnold. 30 bel air. 29 baltimoe dealing with temperatures that are above average. we should be at 25 for this time of the year. as we go in to the afternoon we won't be as cold as we have been. by lunchtime, 39. high temperature 42 when that is where we should be for this time of the year. now a check of the time saver tr
will take a victory lap around charm city. there is tucker barnes. >> how is it going up there? >> it is great. i do want to tell everybody, heads up here, it is cold outside this morning. temperatures have fallen back into the low to mid-30s. so i'm here at baltimore city hall. big celebration scheduled to tart at 10:45 this morning. they will have a big parade through the city. it will wind down through the inare harbor and eventually wine up at m & t stadium. they are encouraging everybody who is a ravens fan to come out. it is a free celebration. you get to see the players and coach. a lot to look forward to this morning. very quiet out here now. the event kick off here at baltimore city hall and again at 10:45, we are expecting to hear from the mayor of baltimore and maybe a few other dignitaries before the celebrations kick off. let's tuck weather real quick. i mentioned the coal temperatures. can't feel the fingers or toes. make sure you have gloves if you are out and about. when i left d.c., we had partial clearing. the flurry activity of the light snow we expected last
>> january at this time we ask that everybody turn off your cell phone. thank you for city halls support. (taking roll). mr. president, we have quorum >> item two the explanationy documents draft 2012 minutes. >> we have a motion to approve the minutes. >> a second. >> all in favor. >> any opposed? next item >> now the draft 26th draft. motion to approve? any opposed. next item >> approval the 2010 draft minutes. >> all in favor the december 12th minutes? >> any opposed. >> commissioner are you now on item number 5 general comments allows public to give opinions. >> decision items. do we have anyone in the public who would like to comment? seeing none it is closed >> discussion by nicholas on live performs permits. mr. king was unable to attend today so i recommended do we have any comments from the public? seeing none? public comment is closed. next item >> we're going to taurth the next item he. thank you. commissioner item 7 is presentation demonstration from the office of small business were welcome. don't believe my microphone is on. now it is >> as you rememb
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city administrator, and then the fateful day in january 2011 when the board of supervisors could not decide on anybody and decided that family was not going to be a threat to their future political aspirations. [laughter] he got more than six votes, six more than anyone else. and he became the interim mayor. he did an amazing job. he is outspoken, both feet on the ground, a person you can trust, a person who is very honest, and based upon his experience, knows how to get the job done. i believe he is the best player ever that san francisco has had. we are so lucky to have him up there. he has balanced the budget, reform pensions, created jobs, and mayor, it has been a pleasure to work with you. i look forward to working with you further. they san francisco transplant coming down here to work on yet another newspaper, the business journal, doing a great job of it, and james mcgregor. we welcome you here as a moderator. we know you have a lot of questions, so i will let you have at it. thank you. >> mayor lee, after that stellar introduction -- the first question is for you. it is
pulse 11. got a picturedy with the trophy. a wonderful experience. >> a charming return to charm city. the first few hours with the lombardi trophy. that trophy will get a super sized bass court today. >> the streets will be jammed packed. sarah sampson is live at m&t bank stadium. >> we know the parade will start at 10:45 this morning. people are probably want to give themselves extra time. the parade begins at city hall and ends at m&t bank stadium. it will go south on commerce street. parking is free for fans at the stadium. city workers spent the day setting up scaffolding yesterday. >> i am very excited. when you're watching and night and anticipate the ravens win and all the hard work behind the scene is coming to fruition. we're excited about it. >> the parade starts at city hall at 10:45. people are encouraged to take the bus or light rail. you should expect some delays if you drive. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. we will have live coverage of the super bowl victory parade. we will bring you live coverage from city hall. gerry sandusky is back from new event. to
identified only as ethan was kidnapped from a school bus in midland city last week by a man who shot and killed the bus driver on board. the fbi spent days negotiating with the kidnapper. 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes. they stormed the bunker yesterday in the afternoon after dykes became agitated and they feared ethan may be in imminent danger. >> it's a relief for us to be able to reunite a mother with her child. >> neighbors say they heard a bang and some gunshots but authorities are releasing few details about the rescue. dykes was killed during the raid. >>> an irany war veteran accused of murder is on suicide watch in a texas jail. jail officials say eddie ray routh had to be shocked with a stun gun and restrained after he became aggressive. former seal chris kyle was known as one of america's most deadly snipers. >>> a bipartisan gun control bill will be introduced on capitol hill today. that legislation would make firearms trafficking a federal offense but does not address the president's requested assault weapons ban. mr. obama was in minne
. welcome to fox 5 morning news. city of baltimore will be all decked out in purple today as it proudy welcomes home the baltimore ravens. the city is holding a victory pade and celebration. things kick off at 10: 45 this morning at city hall. the parade will make its way to m & t bank stadium where fans are invited to one big party featuring the team at 12:30. ray lewis could do his signature dance one more time. tucker has a preview in the 6:00 hour. with more information about the day's big event, go to myfoxdc.com under web links. >> does tucker have a signature dance? >> have you seen the ellen dance on seinfeld? tucker. >> we hope he doesn't do that. >> good luck to tucker. the fans are going to worry about the weather today when they're outside because they will be so full of energy, they will warm themself up. expect it to be about 40 degrees by the time that parade does kick off. mostly cloudy skies across our area. we had a few passing flurries last night but a lot more to areas to the west over the mountains. to the west, currently, a wasn'ter storm warning for eastern west
, but you can actually see it on the outside. so, when people are walking around the city they can actually see the green and environmental aspects. >> what better way to show that the puc cares about the environment and the puc is going to show everyone else, you can do this, too. and you can do it in a way that makes sense, that's affordable, and that is better for the environment. >> and this is the most energy efficient government building in the united states today, if not the world. and it is an example that the entire united states can look to and say, that's what we need to do to save our city hundreds of millions of dollars in energy consumption a year and set an example to everybody of how to save energy, to be green, to be sustainable, to be responsible. the city is leading the way. >> it will be immediately recognizable and iconic from various parts of the city or even if you see a picture. that's the sfpuc building. it's a wonderful building. ♪ ♪ [ applause ] >> okay. good afternoon afternoon. it is my pleasure to welcome you all here on behalf of the board of directors of
to be timely. the stakeholders and directions for the entire city. and space to what we all collectively believe are necessary in the next two years to guide various agencies work and input to other regional and federal authorities working in transportation. they also suggest areas for innovation, and experimentation and piloting. by now many of the new lands were approved happily. these include the large capital of vestments that you see here, venice and gary brt, etc., as well as many of the area planning studies, market octavia studies, these are basically acknowledged that the land-use transportation plans need to be done more in a coordinated fashion. in addition the transportation sustainability program has come to focus with a cbc streamlining work. the second initiative from 2004 but we make a progress on is the idea of streets as public space. we don't have enough public open space. we have been using the available space more innovatively through things like sunday street, pavement to park, streetscape improvements such as avalencia and leland, and pilots, things like a better
to the community here in midland city. >> he's a special child, endured a lot. it's by the grace of god that he's okay. >> reporter: singletary was on the bus with ethan when dykes grabbed him. >> happy, relieved, and halleluia. >> reporter: it's believed dykes may have taken the boy hostage in order to air grievances. >> he has a story that's important to him although it's very complex. >> reporter: authorities have not yet revealed how dykes died nor any further details of the raid. teresa garcia, cbs news, midland city, alabama. >> that boy identified only as ethan will turn 6 tomorrow. >>> an iraq war vet suspected of killing a former navy seal and another man is on suicide watch in a texas jail. officials say 25-year-old eddie ray routh had to be shocked with a stun gun and restrained after he became aggressive. court documents suggest the motive for the killings was to take the truck of chris kyle who wrote a best-selling book about his military experiences. kyle was known as one of america's most deadly snipers. >>> on capitol hill today, a b
thank you for joining us. i'm megan pringle. >> i'm charley crowson. the city is euphoric as the ravens arrived yesterday, they get to roll out and down through the city showing off the trophy. there will be closures throughout the city. >> 10:30 this morning, roadses pretty much ever road, surrounding city hall or m and t will be shutdown. finds a list of the closures on abc2news.com. good news for anyone heading to the parade. it will be cold. parking is free. >> we are excited. people will be warming up. >> adrenaline can kick in. we should be at 24 degrees for this time of the year. we have been in the teens and feeling like the single digits, the 30 in owings mills is a blessing if you don't like the cold weather. frederick, the same, we are have a 30-degree temperature, winds north at 4 miles an hour. that's the scenario for today. the winds on the light side, north at 5- 6 miles an hour, radar is dry. see this, snow back across fed rick, well, it's not hitting the ground. its light in nature. couple of flurries. we are dry throughout the day. this will persist for a
. >> reporter: this city is in gridlock today. let me tell you, this is like the super bowl except without all those pesky 49ers fans and the expensive plane tickets of the this city is packed with tens of thousands of people. traffic is in gridlock and there is a parade that's about to get under way right now. let me take you inside m&t bank stadium where it is free to get inside today. a civic celebration. this stadium fills with 72,000 people and all indications are it's going to be full and potentially overcapacity. live right now the ravens are about a mile and a half from here in front of baltimore city hall where they're accepting the congratulations of city officials. there's a huge crowd there. there is also a huge crowd along a parade route that goes between here and there. traffic is moving nowhere in the city because the ravens are the only ones that are going to be moving between city hall and here after thin credible super bowl victory. meanwhile, people have been lining up here since about 6:00 this morning. the stadium is mostly full at this time, and here's how some of the peo
to require all public works pay subcontractors within 7 days from the city. >> this ordinance is passed. item 18 >> this is a budget item for the housing authority as a priority. >> this motion is approved. colleagues let's skip over this next item and call roll >> thank you madam clerk today, i am happy to introduce with our mayor and supervisor scott wiener and we're going to talk about earthquakes. today would include soft buildings. in 2010 as some of you will remember i want to thank all of you who supported the earthquake and provision structure. this is to prepare for the big one. a lot of buildings were destroyed and the next one is expected to be more than 3 times the size of the average quake >> the most vulnerable 3 stories buildings will be renovated. i want to take a moment and thank the worker safrt group as well as the banging community that make the financial loans available. in the coming most there will be a separate bill coming up. wile we are asking tour owners to tackle this big project i look forward to working with the mayor and other. i want to take a moment
thousands of streets of charm to welcome the ravens back home. it started with a rally at city hall, a parade to the streets of baltimore. join us from baltimore. >> it was a purple love fest out here today. i have not heard any official crowd estimates yet. a lot of people. they rode a top military vehicles as conquering heroes. flacco, ed reed -- >> we are glad they made it. we support them 100%. >> it is an awesome feeling. >> when ray lewis road by officers, by police the purple passion was too much. thousands across the barricades to accompany their favorite player. the team expected 30,000 fans, they got more than 80,000. the actually had to lock gates. not evenhe crowd could get in to see their heroes to dance one last time. it was a short of an emotional ceremony. -- short an emotional ceremony. from the top back on down to the field -- >> it is a once-in-a-lifetime thing. unbelievable. >> of the energy here is outrageous. purple is everywhere. that will give you an idea of how intense the party. will he do that dance again? course he was going to do it. he even brought in e
with a non-custodial parent and they may have left the city. if you know where she is, call police in d.c. >> in takoma park, police continued to search for boy.ssing the 12-year-old was last seen monday night. released.etails him, you are asked to contact police. d.c. mayor vincent gray delivering his state of the district address tonight. status ofport on the the city and his administration and he will outline his agenda year.e you can watch the speech on news at 7:00 p.m. later this morning, you can watch the the ravens fans streets, getting ready for the parade. >> it's time to celebrate the win here at bowl home. be gathered around that includes john gonzalez, was at the superbowl. now he's back in baltimore >> . good morning. the city of baltimore is not time.g any the ravens won the super bowl on sunday. today is celebration time. who is ready for a parade? city hall in downtown baltimore in party mode, as you can see. is little or purple lights, like many of the buildings baltimore. today a banner will be congratulate in the team on its big super bowl against the san francisco 4
great city of ours for everybody. that is, i'm not shy about asking for help. and when it comes to the challenges we have in the african-american community, we need help. and i have been deliberately assembling a very important group of people who are going to help me get the job done. and you've seen some of these people already. they are malia cohen, london breed at the board. they have to face all the different politics. but i know they're going to be great partners with me because we've got the right objectives to happen. we want everybody included in the city. we have naomi kelly, harlan kelly, mohammed nuru, rhonda simmons heading upstreamly important departments. and i've got to say this. if we can't get the job done with these people in these important positions or some tremendous progress, i don't know where else to look because this is a great start. yes. (applause) >> but we also have tremendous help from people who are helping us create the policies and the accountability in all the different departments. melva davis, kim brandon, willie adams at the port, chuck coll
in and it is a big production. a gun store goes in and we have no say in the matter. >> reporter: city leaders stay owners secured all permits and licenses and unlike massage parlors, they do not require a public hearing for firearm sales. >> there is no prohibition in the town code. >> reporter: but firearms laws may change in los gatos. the town manager is recommending changes including updating zoning laws to control where gun stores operate. requiring conditional use permits and requiring i.d. checks for ammunition sales. while town leaders debate the laws, andrea is hoping templar sports will leave. >> i would hope the gun store would move. >> reporter: supporters say the call to close the doors is unlawful. >> they've completed all the permits. they've gone through the paperwork that's required. i hate to see the sort of, i want to say bigotry pointed at them. >> reporter: three people tone store including a los gatos police officer. the managing partner assured the residents that he is operating within the law and promoting safety. >> we explained the laws to them. showed them how to properl
you can see the highlight of the mayors city he'd i have attacked the press release for you. you can take a look at other elements of the city and the successes that have trans paradise throughout the year. and that concludes my report >> public comment 1, 2, 3, 4. seeing none. i wanted to see the date >> i thought that was a bit awkward but i trusted my calendar. and their website isn't up so i couldn't go back and verify. we'll we will verify that for you >> it is the 7 accounting. >> our retreat is on the 28 of february. is it the rae treat the wednesday >> i believe it was a thursday and thursday. >> commissioners should have - i don't know if you have. >> it's at 1 clock. >> we just changed over from different softwares. i'm going to blame it on that and mr. president, would i like the next item called >> it allows the president to make announcements that are of interest to the small business community. >> and we're going to talk about b - i want to give you some information the fundraising efforts we raised $70,000 raised. we're right on track. we're currently selecti
championship. boohoo. the parade started at city hall and made its way to their stadium, where the players shared the trophy with the fans. >> fistill a great season. the super bowl set all kinds of records and not just down in new orleans. sports fans bidding a $98.9 million in nevada casinos for sunday's ball game. most of those bets coming from gamblers banking on the niners. twitter says there was a record number of super bowl posts as well. more than 24 million compared to the almost 14 million that happened last year. they're also near record ratings with 111 million watching. that was set in 2010 and 2011. >>> new this morning, pittsburgh police have arrested a man they say is responsible for a hit and run that injured a woman and two children. we have more with who that man is and the charges he's facing. >> good morning to you. neighbors tell us they're certain ly upset by this. among the people hit, two small children, but they also tell us they're not totally surprised that it happened at all. even where these people were crossing, they say that drivers often just don't slow dow
's kurt gregory has more. >> reporter: released in the small community of midland city, alabama, following the dramatic rescue of a 5-year-old held captive for seven days in an underground bunker. wait that a tightly knit community had been anxious to hear. >> at approximately 3:12 this afternoon, fbi agents safely recovered the child who's been held hostage for nearly a week. >> reporter: police say the boy has been held captive by 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes after dykes boarded a school bus last week, shot and killed the bus driver. fbi said negotiations with dykes deteriorated within the last 24 hours and that dykes was observed holding a gun. >> at this point, fbi agents fearing the child was in imminent danger, entered the bunker and rescued the child. >> reporter: nbc news has learned a diversionary device was used and that the hostage rescue team entered in a door at the top of the bunker. >> by grace of god, he's okay. that was the mission of every man and woman on this compound. >> reporter: the horrific ordeal now over for the 5-year-old. his parents and his community. kurt grego
industry as they bring the lombardi trophy back to charm city. but the john gonzalez is live in baltimore where the fister these are well underway. >> good afternoon carrying -- good afternoon from downtown baltimore where the mayor of baltimore and the coach of the baltimore ravers john harbaugh officially started the parade. head coach john harbaugh is in this maryland national guard humvee right now. this is where he will be throughout this parade. the rest of the players, they each have their humvees -- and the rest of the players and a team on this fellow right here. you can see the baltimore ravens just taking it all in. how do you feel? >> it feels great amazing. >> what is it like seeing all these folks out there? >> speechless. can't believe so many people out here. >> holiday street down here in downtown baltimore. lining the streets of baltimore. it is just pandemonium in baltimore right now. we want to show you city hall where they just unveiled a banner congratulating the baltimore ravens. you can see the rest of the team, anquan bolden taking pictures capturing the historic
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at richmond city hall. officials are hearing plenty of opinions but only have two options, amber. >> julie, the special meeting is going on right now beyond these glass doors inside city council which chambers. city leaders are deciding how to fill an empty seat. it was a full house tonight as richmond residents came to city hall to determine how the vacancy will be filled. >> hill due to his illness was unable to take his seat. >> reporter: gary bell won a seat but a severe sinus infection has kept him from filling his seat. >> since it's been such a turmoil, i think they should have an election. >> reporter: one by one -- >> i have lived in richmond for almost 50 years. >> reporter: the 12 candidates who want the job spoke including martinez who lost the vote by 25 votes. >> hope flip you will agree that an appointment rather than a special election is the right thing to do. now let me explain why it should be me. >> the voters should make the decision, this is the democratic process. >> reporter: before the meeting three city council members told me none of the candidated have needed
million dollars in refund for money mart barrowers reis city institution in that case averaged $500 per claim and are more than 800 claims were filed and it was a tremendous success and we hope hope i check 'n go effort is just as successful. to maximize rest city tiges for every borrower who is involved. i would like to introduce a partner in our effort in the money mart case is michael the executive director of the san francisco interface counsel and michael treive vairian who's representing from the office fnltd empowerment and kristinee the california reinvestment corporation and laurel pew ma'am mack from californiafirst five and the mission economic development agency and finally, johnathan sagaa chose were the commission economic development agency i can't tell you how important it is that this be a coordinated effort as many of you may be familiar in the money mart settlement we traveled you will and upand down the sate press confrontation in sacramento and reached ow to bars throughout the state of california to achieve an unprecedented level of success for a predatory lend
that at that -- especially at that time when it appeared unclear about whether the city was going to appropriate the full amount of the public education enrichment fund that in the district materials that would be transmitted to the city, the mayor and the board of supervisors and the other city officials, that we would specify that -- we would make some sort of a statement that we would -- we expect full funding or appropriation from the city for 13-14 -- i actually haven't shared with this chris and kathy and part of that why is so because in the mayor's state of the city address yesterday he remarked about his intention to fully fund the public education enrichment fund and specified the amounts of funding that would be associated with the appropriation for 13-14 and i confirmed with the mayor's budget director one-on-one just to make sure we were crystal clear about the intention. that that was the right interpretation and she confirmed it was so and we could share that information with our board members and stakeholders which is why you all received the email that you did this morning from dr. crawf
. scientists say wind could bring fine particulate matter called pm 2.5. officials in the city show particulate higher than average readings. the highest reading was 1 1/2 times above the government standard. >> reporter: officials are stepping up their pollution monitoring efforts. they have set up measurements at ten sites and will post the latest readings to the government's website. officials in fukoga city are going one step farther and will offer pollution forecasts. they already have six measuring pots and they plan to set up three more. the people in charge say they will notify residents by e-mail if it looks like the density of pollutants will exceed national standard. >> translator: forecasting is quite important to limit effects. we can advise residents to wear masks. and take other preventive measures. >> reporter: it's not just people in western japan who are worried. residents in other areas also say they are concerned. computer models suggest china's smog could affect a wide region. this simulation shows how pollutants could spread across japan, as well as the korean peninsula an
, st. anthony's drug and rehab program. he presently works for the city and county of san francisco and this year will graduate with a ba in criminal justice. [ applause ] tyrone freelances as an interpreter in spanish including on-call assignments for the united nations, and he expects to be certified in mandarin next year. please welcome tyrone. [ applause ] >> good afternoon everybody. i have to say i'm a bit overwhelmed today to be sharing the same stage with nancy pelosi, ed lee, susan coretand to look out here and see this sea of humanity and have people cheering for me. [ applause ] i'm overwhelmed and i'm humbled because just four years, nine months and six days ago, i was smoking crack. that is right. i was a drug addict. and almost five years later, here i am. miracles do happen! [ applause ] 60 years ago father alfred had a vision. it started with his compassion for those in need. the vision was and still is for those in need to come out of poverty, and to thrive. this vision since 1950 has been giving those in need the natural and the spiritual food that they need in or
with my two sons. we had four days of fantastic weather. just a great time. >> the city of new orleans eager. got a thank you letter from the mayor. >>> there are only a hand full of problems after the game. 25 arrests scattered around san francisco. one accident of someone trying to start a fire. police say all in all the night was pretty low key. one report of looting and minor reports of vandalism. >>> the ravens are headed back to baltimore as super bowl champions. >> i wanted to know who is in charge. the outage left fans and the announcers speechless. officials say the power was shut down by design. >> reporter: advertise unclear if the outage could affect the bid for the next super bowl. >> the ravens were ahead 28-6 at the time. san francisco scored 23 points in the final two quarters. >> kaepernick in for the touchdown >> but the radians their retiring superstar ray lewis stopped the final drive >> baltimore, we coming home baby. >> featured several story lines. a bat 8 8 -- battle between head coaching brothers and a performance from
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